BYU men rise to No. 9
BYUH matched its highest-ever ranking in the NCAA men's Division II rankings, moving up two spots to No. 9 in the latest NABC coaches poll.
The Seasiders, 4-1 on the season, received 125 points in the poll, the highest total ever received by BYUH.
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Seasiders roll past Florida Southern
Lucas Alves scored 31 points and Paul Peterson added 25 as Brigham Young-Hawaii raced past Florida Southern 103-84 in a nonconference men's basketball game last night at Cannon Activities Center.
Alves completed the double-double with 17 rebounds, 10 on the defensive end. The Seasiders (5-1) outscored FSU 61-42 in the first half.
Also in double figures for BYUH were Nathan Sims (12) and Jermaine Odjegba (11). Andrei Grant came off the bench to lead FSU with 16 points.
» In the earlier game at Cannon, Johnathan Ball scored 19 points and Jeremy Black added 15 to lead Tampa over Hawaii Pacific.
Rishi Kakad led the Sea Warriors (4-3) with 12 points.
Sea Warriors fall in women's hoops
Ashley Jenkins scored a game-high 27 points, but it wasn't enough as Hawaii Pacific lost to Angelo State 83-57 at the Kilauea Rec Center yesterday.
The final game of the Malika Sports Hoop 'N' Surf Tournament saw the Sea Warriors (0-6) take a brief 15-13 lead midway through the first half on Karras Blate's 3-pointer. The 'Belles (9-2) used a 14-4 run to close out the half then opened the second half with a 16-4 spurt to pull away for their sixth straight win.
Blate finished with 11 points for the Sea Warriors, who next host Seattle tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Farrington High gym. Lindsey Leatherman led ASU with 23 points.